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Old 01-18-2012, 11:45 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by PrimePorkchop View Post
I think it's complete horse **** that this kind of action is illegal. Just a sign of how much of a liberal anti-capitalist agenda has been entrenched in our society.
I am sorry, but you are completly wrong about that being anti-capitalist. Actions like this are capitalism at it's finest; do anything, do anybody to make a buck, and let God sort out the winners and losers.
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Old 01-19-2012, 12:32 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by Yunus View Post
Price gouging is fine as long as it's not done by someone who has a strangle hold on the supply. Imagine your local water company decides they should just jack up the prices to $5 a gallon.
And if the water gets jacked up to $5 a gallon, someone will come along to sell it for $4 a gallon, and now you have real FREE MARKET COMPETITION

Simple supply and demand!
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Old 01-19-2012, 07:16 AM   #63
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Theres a big problem with this thread and its the mixed examples. Gasoline and water are both subsidized in someway by taxpayers. They might as well be considered controlled substances because of the governments involvement in getting them to the market. Ammunition is like any other commercial grade commodity.

Walmart has become a distributor of ammunition by default because they buy so dam much of it. They get a great price for volume and can sell it for less than most small time dealers can. Are they cornering the market? Yeah probably, but they don't control the supply of ammunition any more than they do paper towels. You want away around it? Get with your buddy, find a deal for ammo online, split the cost and stock up.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:09 AM   #64
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Its called, supply and demand,,, if nobody buys the ranges marked up prices then they'll be forced to back them down. Other than that get your own supply. Capitalism 101....
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